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Changeling 2008

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

7.8 IMDB Rating
Black Mass 2015

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an F...

Director: Scott Cooper

Stars: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson

6.9 IMDB Rating
Invictus 2009

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rug...

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh, Patrick Mofokeng

7.4 IMDB Rating
In the Heart of the Sea 2015

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson

6.9 IMDB Rating
The Man with the Iron Heart 2017

1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid.

Director: Cédric Jimenez

Stars: Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell, Mia Wasikowska, Jack Reynor, Geoff Bell

6.3 IMDB Rating
Straight Outta Compton 2015

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their musi...

Director: F. Gary Gray

Stars: Keith Stanfield, Aldis Hodge, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti, Alexandra Shipp, Keith Power

7.9 IMDB Rating
Steve Jobs 2015

Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three...

Director: Danny Boyle

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston

7.2 IMDB Rating
My Friend Rockefeller 2015

Portrait of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who posed as a Rockefeller heir for decades, but who was, in fact, a con artist and a murderer.

Director: Steffi Kammerer

Stars: Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, Dan Banks, Sandra Boss, Meredith Brucker

6.3 IMDB Rating
Hello I Am David! 2015

HELLO I AM DAVID! is a journey into the world of the outstanding pianist David Helfgott whose life inspired the OSCAR-winning film 'Shine'.

Director: Cosima Lange

Stars: David Helfgott, Gilliam Helgott, Cosima Lange

7.4 IMDB Rating
Mostly Sunny 2016

Mostly Sunny is a documentary that tells the remarkable story of Sunny Leone, the Canadian-born, American-bred adult film star who is pursuing her dre...

Director: Dilip Mehta

Stars: Sunny Leone, Daniel Weber, Sundeep Vohra

5.6 IMDB Rating
Girl, Interrupted 1999

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Director: James Mangold

Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea Duvall, Brittany Murphy, Elisabeth Moss, Jared Leto

7.4 IMDB Rating
The Big Short 2015

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for th...

Director: Adam McKay

Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, John Magaro, Finn Wittrock, Brad Pitt, Hamish Linklater

7.8 IMDB Rating
Moneyball 2011

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to ...

Director: Bennett Miller

Stars: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Stephen Bishop, Chris Pratt

7.6 IMDB Rating
The Blind Side 2009

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a...

Director: John Lee Hancock

Stars: Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Tim McGraw, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates, Kim Dickens

7.7 IMDB Rating
The Pursuit of Happyness 2006

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

Director: Gabriele Muccino

Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Brian Howe, James Karen

8.0 IMDB Rating
Cinderella Man 2005

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Paddy Considine, Bruce McGill, Connor Price

8.0 IMDB Rating
Blow 2001

The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United S...

Director: Ted Demme

Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ethan Suplee, Ray Liotta, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

7.6 IMDB Rating
Walk the Line 2005

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis...

Director: James Mangold

Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick, Ginnifer Goodwin, Shelby Lynne

7.9 IMDB Rating
Maudie 2016

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community...

Director: Aisling Walsh

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett, Billy MacLellan

7.7 IMDB Rating
The Wizard of Lies 2017

A chronicle of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which defrauded his clients of billions of dollars.

Director: Barry Levinson

Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Hank Azaria, Alessandro Nivola

6.9 IMDB Rating 1 Comment